Windows Phone 7 Update Out Now!

If you have a Windows Phone device you may have noticed an update that is being pushed out to Australian customers.  The update was available today for my HTC HD7 and my wife’s HTC Mozart.  Once the update is complete it will bring the phone OS version to 7.10.8107.79.  This update address’s the following issues….


Microsoft Security Advisory: Level 1 Alert!

Please see details below for a Level 1 Security Advisory being released today. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to notify you that Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2641690 – Fraudulent Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing – on November 10, 2011. Summary Microsoft is aware that DigiCert Sdn. Bhd, a Malaysian…


Check out the New Nokia Windows Phones!

Recently at Nokia World 2011 Stephen Elop announced the first Nokia Windows Phones as part of the Microsoft/Nokia partnership.  This is an exciting time as Nokia has always made great hardware and now they have hardware running Windows Phone!  My first mobile phone in the 1990’s was a Nokia phone and they’ve always been good. …

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Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango Update available today in Australia!

As you may have heard the next major release of Windows Phone has made it to Australia and will be rolled out on stages across Australia. Not everyone will received the update today.  You’ll see the updates come in batches over the coming weeks.  A staged rollout ensures everyone gets a smooth experience during the…

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Microsoft IT Showcase: New Articles Available!

I wanted to share a couple of new articles from our Microsoft IT Showcase team on Windows Phone and System Center Operations Manager. How Microsoft Deployed Windows Phone to Employees Cross-team collaboration, planning, and focused marketing were the keys to deploying and supporting Windows Phones successfully to permanent employees around the world. To date, the…


Meet the next version of Windows Phone code named “Mango”

Later this year we’ll be releasing an update for Windows Phone code named “Mango”.  It features 500 new features and looks pretty impressive from what I’ve seen.  Below is a snapshot of what’s coming and a video to give you a taste. Communications:  Easier to Connect and Share Threads – Switch between text, Facebook chat,…


Screenshots of the NoDo Update for Windows Phone 7!

Today the Windows Phone 7 March 2011 Update finally made it to Telstra handsets.  I updated mine today without any issues and it took around 40 minutes or so.  Below are screenshots of the process. I think we all know what we get with this update so no need to go through that here.  If…


Help make this Video into a TV Ad!

You might have recalled in a previous post I did on some new Windows Phone 7 ads that have been kicking around.  At the bottom of that post I mentioned a university student who did his own concept video on Youtube.  Well his video caught the attention of the Windows Phone team and his video…

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New Windows Phone 7 Ads!

There have been some new Windows Phone 7 Ads kicking around the internet so I thought I would share.  Plus some announcements from Mobile World Congress. Windows Phone What if? Ad Announcements from Mobile World Congress Technology Preview: Windows Phone and Kinect for XBOX 360 And finally check out this video for a cool concept…


Free E-Book: Programming Windows Phone 7 Available Now!

      Seems like a day for a free E-book offer and what better than one on Windows Phone 7.  Charles Petzold and the folks over at Microsoft Press have released a 1000 page free ebook on programming for Windows Phone 7.  I’m not a developer as you all know but Windows Phone is…